Showing posts from May 18, 2008


I agree with every report I've seen. Wherecamp was awesome. I've been telling people, and I'm still sure it's true, that I met exactly zero people who I'd physically seen before. Ordinarily, I avoid meetings, but this is a good format and seems to attract good people. It's fun to meet and work with people who are really into what they do. The talks are less "talky" and more like chat sessions--which is possible when the groups are small.

There was also plenty of time to hack, which was the original reason I went. During and after, I learned some simple things which I'm trying to incorporate into my usual workflow:
In the shell, background a job with "ctrl + z" then get back to it with %i where i is the number shown in the output from "jobs". That's a trick from jlivni.

From crschmidt, I added:
alias doctest="nosetests --with-doctest --doctest-extension=.txt"
to my .bash_aliases. Which let's me do:
doctest tests/